Water Street, Stafford, ST16 2AG

    Telephone: 01785 258 348
    Out of hours: 111

    Repeat Prescriptions

    We run a computerised system to issue repeat prescriptions which have already been agreed with your doctor.


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    Other Ways to Order Your Prescriptions

    1. Alternative Online Method:
      Use this alternative ordering method(No login required)
    2. By Fax:
      You may fax us at any time (day or night) on 01785 227144.
    3. In Person:
      Return the computerised repeat prescription slip indicating the medication you require to reception. A box is provided in reception to enable you to deliver your prescription without having to wait.
    4. By Post:
      Post the computerised repeat prescription slip indicating the medication you require to the surgery, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope. If posting please remember to give at least one weeks notice for a first class stamp and longer if using second class.
    5. Chemist:
      Some of the local chemists also offer a collection service for the surgery. Please ask your regular chemist for details.

    Due to the possibility of errors, requests for repeat prescriptions will not be taken over the telephone.

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    When will my Prescription be ready?

    Prescriptions will be ready for collection in two working days if you will be picking the prescription up from the Surgery.

    Request Received:Script Ready By:

    Monday

    Wednesday

    Tuesday

    Thursday

    Wednesday

    Friday

    Thursday

    Monday

    Friday

    Tuesday

    For Example
    A script received on Tuesday at 4pm will be ready for collection
    on Thursday after 4pm.

    Please request repeat prescriptions well in advance of public holidays, etc.

    For those that request their prescription be sent to a local pharmacy then the time will be dependant on that pharmacy. Please contact the relevant pharmacy for an indication of the timescale.

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    Collecting your Prescription

    Patients can either collect their prescription from the surgery or a chemist of their choice.

    In order for prescriptions to be collected from a chemist, patients need to register at their chemist of choice for the 'Prescription Collection Service'. Once the Chemist has agreed to collection on your behalf, Patients then need to instruct the Practice which must be in writing - forms are available from most chemists.

    Electronic Prescriptions Service

    The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is an NHS service. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from. Find out how this could save you time by downloading our leaflet.